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#29 of 99 Joining the Team
Jun 04, 2010 (12:12 pm)
I just bought a 2007 Dodge Caliber about 6months ago right after the warranty goes the cars is making crackling and whining noise I was told that it was the alternator- This is a sucky car I wish I would have read the reviews before I bought it but as soon as I fix this problem this car will be gone I'm not dealing the a unreliable vehicle. Overall the Caliber sucks mechanically just looks good that's all I can say.
#30 of 99 Re: Problems with 07 Dodge Caliber Sxt [pixiistixx]
Jun 12, 2010 (2:07 pm)
I'm having the same problem that is mentioned by others - engine periodically stalling when I come to a stop light. Doesn't matter what the weather is or how long it was driven. Contacted Chrysler Customer Support - that's an oxymoron. It's the same-o same-o -- take it to another dealer. Well I did - but they wanted $700 just to look at. Other than this problem, I love the car - but would not recommend others to buy a Caliber. Wish Customer Support would be more supportive.
#31 of 99 Re: Problem With 07' Dodge caliber [racheldeppe]
Sep 15, 2010 (10:02 am)
Hello, I'm having similar problems with my 07, Caliber. We noticed a buzzing sound coming from the engine, then it got worse, a rattling sound. We we're driving on the expressway when the Transmission Temp light came on, then we heard the buzzing sound slightly as we continued to drive the sound got louder and louder until a sensor went off I guess that was to let us know the temp was getting too high. This happened on a Sunday, so there were no automotive shops open, or dealerships. we were traveling out of town and stopped at a walmart, we told the repair shop what was going on with the transmission temp light coming on and we found out that 2007 Calibers don't come with a transmission fluid stick to even check the fluid level, we were told by the repairman that there was a special fluid that only the dealership can replace if that was the issue
We drove the car all the way back home which was a 7 hr trip not knowing if we were going to make it, home without serious car trouble. The light came on a total of 3 times on the trip. My question to you is: Did you find out what was going on with your caliber,Transmission or Alternator? The rattling noise is quite irritating. We took it in to the dealer when we got back in town, they test drove it and told us they didn't hear the rattling sound or that the car wasn't idling. Don't know what to do.
Sep 15, 2010 (10:12 am)
Should the Alternator go out on a 2007 caliber with 100,000 miles on it? We are experiencing a rattling noise in the engine. Has anyone had this problem?
#33 of 99 Re: Problems with 07 Dodge Caliber Sxt [steve9633]
Sep 15, 2010 (10:17 am)
I don't blame you, I know its been a long time since u posted this message, but I own a 2007 calibre and nothings changed. I belive I will get two bright yellow signs too.
#34 of 99 Re: Problem With 07' Dodge caliber [frbutt2921]
Oct 24, 2010 (7:10 pm)
I am having the exact same problem. I have had two pulleys changed as of tonight and it is still not fixed. i am so mad right now and i have only had this car for 9 months. i took it back the first few weeks after i bought it and the dealer stated they could not hear any noise, it was real faint at first. As the months have goine on it has now gotten ridiculously loud. i have already spent 130.00 and still no solution. I guess i will have them check he power steering and altenator next. This CAR SUCKS
#35 of 99 Re: Rattling Engine [soniaperk926]
Nov 26, 2010 (10:23 am)
I just received the same diagnostic from the Dealer, the only thing is that my Caliber has 41,000 miles!!! I sent it elsewhere for repair, hopefully this will solve the problem and I can live happy!!! I also changed the Fuel pump.
#36 of 99 Re: Problems with 07 Dodge Caliber Sxt [vansteph]
Dec 23, 2010 (7:47 pm)
I am wondering if anyone has found a solution to this problem yet.
My 07 seems to run just fine...really it's a nice drive and good on gas...except once a week or so... coming up to a light, about to stop, it will just stall. It will start back up no problem. I have noticed at times if I'm parked the idle will fluctuate a bit...it will drop and shudder like it's going to stall and then go back to normal, or even idle high.
I took it back to the dealer and there were no engine codes and they are still trying to figure out what it may be. I'm just wondering it anyone else who has this issue ever found a fix?
#37 of 99 Problem with 2007 Caliber SXT
Jan 03, 2011 (2:12 pm)
The only problem with my Caliber is since Nov. 2010 when it rains the passenger side foot area in the back seat fills with water. I found were the water was coming from and repaired the area. I thought I repaired the area, when it rained this past weekend, water was back in the back seart foot area. Anyone have this problem? If so how did you fix the leak and were was the leak.
#38 of 99 Re: Rattling Engine [soniaperk926]
Jan 08, 2011 (3:41 pm)
I have a 2007 Caliber with 108,000 miles. I am the original owner. Recently, the engine sounds as if it is going to explode it is so loud. I feel I am driving a diesel with the additional rattling noise. Has anyone received a diagnosis that is accurate?